Does Televsion Isolate People?

Does Television Isolate People?

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Ok, i will start off by saying that we had to write an essay on this topic, and we also discussed this topic in class, and it happened to arouse some sort of a debate, i happened to have strong facts relating to the fact that Television does happen to isolate people, since out of interest, I've read a couple of researches done by different psychologists and researchers last year about how harmful watching television can be.

The television *box* you watch every day, a lot of peoples' "secret best friend", is an addictive opiate, and not only that, it's one of the most potent mind control devices ever produced.

I'll be stating what i recall from what i have read from different researches after hearing from others, as I'd like to know other peoples' views on this issue, it's not about choice, it's about opinion, feel free to say out your opinion.

Does television isolate people?

  • Sep 26, 2007

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Ahhh...I don't think it does, some people have different reactions to TV....True it has the "mind controlling" potency but depends on what u are watching, if you have other things to keep u company apart from TV then a TV is just a object at home for entertainment.

  • Sep 26, 2007

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Only if people allow it to. But rather, it only creates an illusion of what people should think, act, or do. What is popular, what is in/out, all of this is programmed into our heads. And along with old human urges, any changes from what is considered to be the norm is met with ridicule or worse. This isn't an attack on television, but on people who allow themselves to be manipulated by a screen of red, green, and blue dots glowing at different levels.

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  • Sep 26, 2007
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I believe that it can brainwash people... but unless you're seriously addicted, I don't think it creates isolation.

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TV does isolate people when both parties have an opposite interests. Straight to the point, my family are a fan of a drama series, but I'm not. So, it happened that when my family members are watching, I'm not; instead I spent that 'prime time' reading books ^_^' I admit I feel the 'temporary separation' from the family relation >_> during that period.

Well, if TV really totally isolate people, then it must have such "hypnotizing powers" to do that. O_O Often, I would remind myself that "It's all in your mind......"

Still, not everyone have that kind of strong faith, because by human nature, people love to watch as it's a relaxing pleasure. My father used to tell me "When you watch, your mind won't think". That's why to children, watching TV doesn't really stimulate mind & IQ well. Thus, the slang 'Idiot Box'.
And because when the mind is relaxed, the brain isn't prepared for defense. Anything one watches will influence the mind.

No offense, but to me (and perhaps everyone else) everything has its good and bad side; like a knife, you just need to know how to use it. It can even be a deathly weapon.......or just a tool to slice fruits. Again, it's much depends on how people decide on it.

Anyway, hope I don't get out of point here.... ^_^'

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TV is actually kind of important... there are many stations with important information we need to know. i.e. the news. All the other crap they put on there is only for entertainment purposes and there's absolutely no need to watch those.

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  • Sep 27, 2007
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Yes, TV does isolate people. By isolation I mean that it isn't interactive. Interaction with others which is an important factor in personal / character development is eliminated by the tv. You just sit there, starting at the thing, absorbing the information it spews out, be it good or bad.

In addition, Children's brains which absorb a lot of information easily and quickly at age 0 to 6, are filled with images of violence, sex, drugs and whatever is on tv. Without the proper guidance, children believe what they see to be true and acceptable and hence copy what they see.

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No man is an island, and only a fool will think that doing one thing all the time, they will gain enlightenment. Watching television too much is like doing any other things too much (like playing computer games, playing cards)to the point where the person is addicted, and cannot carry on normal life by not doing the thing. It just so happens that television is a one way interaction between the producer and the viewer. So, too much everything is bad, and in this case, television is the worse of them.

  • Sep 27, 2007

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IMHPOV, this has the similar case in conjunction with people been glued to their computers and laptops. It is more of a mental disorder should too much a time is spent over a certain abnormality object.

I myself ain't much of a TV viewer. But I spend ample lots of time sticking to the forums and my beloved laptop. Now, given that much of a time, I didn't noticed that I was isolating my family members till I realise it was dinner time !

Nevertheless, even though I don't watch Television programs, it is important to once in a while lose yourself in the programs offered and update yourself on the news happening around the world !

About the harmful effects, prolong use / viewing of television can result and will damage your eyesight as well as certain functions of your brain. This is cause by the gamma radiation produced significantly by the Electronic equipment itself and certainty does not lie on the fact that, too much of TVs really harms your health.It is not instantenous , it is not really harmful if you watch TV for about 2-3 hours nor will it shorten your lifespan but it will eventually have a negative effect on one's mentality like ;

Short tempers, Display of fear , Violent behavior.

In short, Anxiety Disorder.

Because it is a broad range of behavior in humans, the effects that brings about such cases varies.

However, I will only rest my case here that, Too much of a something can never bring about a positive effect if you allow it. Ah, time for The Amazing Race. Smell ya all later, MTers !

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  • Sep 27, 2007

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Television is important thing over the word ok.........

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  • Sep 27, 2007
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I dont think its because of the TV but because of the ppl itself
Ppl should realize the difference between reality and fantasy

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Quote by solowindAhhh...I don't think it does, some people have different reactions to TV....True it has the "mind controlling" potency but depends on what u are watching, if you have other things to keep u company apart from TV then a TV is just a object at home for entertainment.

ok, in a way what you said may be partially true, but when you're watching TV nothing matters anyways, not even the people sitting and watching it with you, but it is not depending on what you are watching, reasons will be stated below.

For example, when u go to theaters with your friends or so, it's just the same as going alone and it is useless, the only difference would be what u're sharing the same popcorn? or u happen to speak about related things, which is also not regarded as important. another would be some people who aren't so interested in watching television, would have people around them speaking of things they may have totally no clue about, which caused a lot of people to go back home and start watching, so it did affect them.

Another would be, at home, i am not interested in television, and yes it did cause some "family separation" cause if my brother sat and watched TV with my parents and i didn't, they would just feel as though u don't wanna join them and all, sorta like builds a wall in between, which is actually not a very good thing, i never really find watching television to be amusing, the only time when i really watched it was during the summer vacation, as you said, there was no computer to keep my company, except the fact that i even sometimes disagreed on going to certain places because i wanted to watch the Tv show "Falcon Beach" XD

Quote by GearStalker05Only if people allow it to. But rather, it only creates an illusion of what people should think, act, or do. What is popular, what is in/out, all of this is programmed into our heads. And along with old human urges, any changes from what is considered to be the norm is met with ridicule or worse. This isn't an attack on television, but on people who allow themselves to be manipulated by a screen of red, green, and blue dots glowing at different levels.

ok, something you said i disagree with it, because, from the different researches i was reading i was literally noting down a lot of different important points, and from what i rmbr, no one is considered immune to the effects, because it's not happening physically, or mentally chosen, no, it's actually something psychological, and it's not about a person with higher or lower intelligence that can actually chose to actually get addicted to watching TV or not, as in "Hey I'm more intelligent, so who cares, my mind won't toy with me, i'm not an idiot", no it's totally not about that, it's actually the product of our very human desire to alter our state of consciousness and escape the hardships of reality."

to be honest with you, I won't say i wouldn't watch TV, cause that would be wrong, but i don't find it amusing just like others to watch TV.

It is regarded as some sort of "fashion" to watch TV, i'm sure you heard of these TV shows watched by most teens and adults "Desperate House Wives" i can actually assure you most women and teenage girls watch this, especially it's popular in the west and for teens here too, another is "Prison Break" I can literally say everyone i've known so far in school is crazy about this series, but i watch none of them.

I agree with you when u say, that it's about the people who allow themselves to be manipulated, because the person has already made the choice to watch TV already ya. X-P

Quote by DarthTofuI believe that it can brainwash people... but unless you're seriously addicted, I don't think it creates isolation.

ok, you choose to say it that way, yes it is almost to that extent...well not literally, but psychologically, since as i've read what happens is while you're watching television the higher brain regions known as the midbrain and the neo-cortex are like totally shutdown, which means the higher regions stop functioning, and most activity shifts to the lower brain regions which is the limbic system.

What's scary is that, the lower brain of course is not capable of distinguishing reality from fabricated images, so they react to the television as if they were real, so what happens is it releases hormones and so on. So of course that is why different people react in different ways, that's why you find some people crying when their favorite character dies, why? it's because the lower region of your brain which i mentioned above, isn't capable of distinguishing reality from what you are watchign on the screen, so your brain thinks oh no my "friend" (which is actually your favorite character in the series) died, so the hormones which are released causes you to cry, ok why do u think you cry?

Because, other than the upper region of the brain shutting down, the left brain is numbed, and the left brain normally organizes, analyzes, and judges incoming data, and it leaves the right brain (which treats incoming data uncritically, and it does not decode nor divides information into its component parts) to perform all the duties.

So, what happens is that your right brain starts processing the information emotionally rather than intelligent responses, so there you go, you go that's why the person cried.

Quote by kokuyuWell, if TV really totally isolate people, then it must have such "hypnotizing powers" to do that. O_O Often, I would remind myself that "It's all in your mind......"

Still, not everyone have that kind of strong faith, because by human nature, people love to watch as it's a relaxing pleasure. My father used to tell me "When you watch, your mind won't think". That's why to children, watching TV doesn't really stimulate mind & IQ well. Thus, the slang 'Idiot Box'.
And because when the mind is relaxed, the brain isn't prepared for defense. Anything one watches will influence the mind.

No offense, but to me (and perhaps everyone else) everything has its good and bad side; like a knife, you just need to know how to use it. It can even be a deathly weapon.......or just a tool to slice fruits. Again, it's much depends on how people decide on it. '

More like it's all your brain XD XD X-P

Well yes, you actually mentioned something so true, most people who watch TV think it's a relaxing pleasure to watch TV, but it's totally wrong because, it is not relaxing for your brain, your freakin brain is partially numbed and shut down so how relaxing does that sound when u know your brain is not functioning properly and releasing all these weird hormones at the wrong times, plus other than that your brain thinks what you're watching is actually happening in front of you literally, so how relaxing does that sound?

Yes, you are true, everything does have it's advantages and disadvantages, and of course we all know that too much of something becomes a poison to us, but come to think about it, in this case the bad happens to outweigh the goods.


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For example, i will use drugs since in a way it's all connected, there was actually a time when this person i knew, sort of a friend, was actually a drug addict, and we had examinations at that time, after done with exam i was walking out and on my way out i met her on the way and she seemed really out of it, i mean i was kinda shocked to see that expression on her face, so she says that she didn't do so well in her exam since she had her head down on the table and in fact slept until time was done, and when i asked why the hell she slept she said it was coz she consumed a drug and all she wanted to do was sleep, and again she took out the pack right in front of me and took another one, i was shocked, so i asked why she consumed drugs, I mean to my thinking, as I know, I'd never just simply throw away my life to consuming some "oval-shaped plastic". So she answered me saying, "It's not about consuming it, it's about the feeling you get after you consume it, the fact that I won't even remember what i just told you now after a while, you just feel as if you're drifting off."

And honestly, to my thoughts i was just like thinking, it's more like the feeling of being lost rather than feeling as if u'r drifting off, i mean even while speaking to her she just seemed so lost while talking.

Anyways, the point there was that, since you feel so good and "drifty" after consuming a drug, would a person really take it? yes, everything has it's good and bad, so as she said the good there was the feeling of drifting off, so how bout the bad...to me i think that everything about it was bad, so which means, the bad outweighed the good there.

Similarly, watching television, the good is luxury, and pleasure, the bad is, your brain isn't even functioning right, so again here the bad outweighs the good!

Different people said, oh yes, you do learn a lot from TV, language pronunciations and so on...
and i thought that's ridiculous, coz go read a book, u want pronunciations, go buy yourself some grammar tapes, that's even much more useful if that was the excuse ne?

For language and all, i don't think that's a sensible excuse, since actually, it only cause disappearance of moral and intellectual excellence from the society, i mean even in school, vulgar language is considered a sign of some mutual feelings between friends, so we're friends, ok "F*** You"...that's just what actually happened, loss of civilized speech.

To be honest, i find it more entertaining to watch people watching TV rather than watching TV, coz the reactions are just hilarious, they seem so fake, the laughter is different, sadness is different, it's all so fake, as if a total different human.(no offenses to all) XD XD X-P X-P

Quote by GanjamusTV is actually kind of important... there are many stations with important information we need to know. i.e. the news. All the other crap they put on there is only for entertainment purposes and there's absolutely no need to watch those.

To be honest, i don't really find that to be an excuse, u r interested in the fastest ways to know the news around the world then here, all you wanna know about:-
BBC News

love Discovery Channel, then here, all you wanna know about:-
Discovery

Anyways, i am not telling people "throw your TV out of the window" XD XD X-P i just want to share my views and i wanna see how sensible other peoples' views are.

Quote by yuujinYes, TV does isolate people. By isolation I mean that it isn't interactive. Interaction with others which is an important factor in personal / character development is eliminated by the tv. You just sit there, starting at the thing, absorbing the information it spews out, be it good or bad.

In addition, Children's brains which absorb a lot of information easily and quickly at age 0 to 6, are filled with images of violence, sex, drugs and whatever is on tv. Without the proper guidance, children believe what they see to be true and acceptable and hence copy what they see.

Yes, i agree interaction with others is considered important, but by watching TV with others, is that regarded as interaction?

It is not considered interaction, because we r just there as "couch potatoes" with everyones else.

Plus it only increases obesity, and as for children watching TV, i really feel sorry for them, because it decreases the child's creativity and imagination and decreases physical activity.

Other than that it decreases the ability to handle stress, higher levels of aggressive behavior, low self-esteem <--this is just too common in society, if you watched the movie "American Beauty" then guess what a lot of wives told their daughters "don't bring your friend to this house next time". Was ridiculous for me to just know that happened, especially that actually almost half of the peoples' lives are affected by watching television, teens turned into God knows what, teenage boys are now gangster-wannabes, and as for teenage girls, if whoever watched the movie "Superstar" would know what their ambitions are. XD XD XD X-P X-P

Quote by MomaruNo man is an island, and only a fool will think that doing one thing all the time, they will gain enlightenment. Watching television too much is like doing any other things too much (like playing computer games, playing cards)to the point where the person is addicted, and cannot carry on normal life by not doing the thing. It just so happens that television is a one way interaction between the producer and the viewer. So, too much everything is bad, and in this case, television is the worse of them.

No one does one thing all the time, we go to school, interact with people, go do some activities, surf the net, almost half the people watch TV, so it's just not so correct to say any person would do one thing all time, so of course i agree with you it is weird if a person does one thing all the time, because this just doesn't happen!
yes, television is the worst of all the ones you mentioned above, but in what way do you think it's interaction between the producer and the viewer?
the producer doesn't even give a damn about us, he just wants his money, fame, and people to watch his movie.

Quote by SevenSkiesIMHPOV, this has the similar case in conjunction with people been glued to their computers and laptops. It is more of a mental disorder should too much a time is spent over a certain abnormality object.

Nevertheless, even though I don't watch Television programs, it is important to once in a while lose yourself in the programs offered and update yourself on the news happening around the world !

About the harmful effects, prolong use / viewing of television can result and will damage your eyesight as well as certain functions of your brain. This is cause by the gamma radiation produced significantly by the Electronic equipment itself and certainty does not lie on the fact that, too much of TVs really harms your health.It is not instantenous , it is not really harmful if you watch TV for about 2-3 hours nor will it shorten your lifespan but it will eventually have a negative effect on one's mentality like ;

Short tempers, Display of fear , Violent behavior.

In short, Anxiety Disorder.

Because it is a broad range of behavior in humans, the effects that brings about such cases varies.

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Well, i've also read if the internet was the same and as harmful as watching TV and to my relief it didn't even cause what television did, other than pornography and racism, there wasn't any psychological harms or so, phew! XD

this is the only link i found in my bookmarks, >.< i happened to delete all the important ones when i cleaned up my bookmarks since i thought the info is already in my brain -_-

http://tastyresearch.wordpress.com/2006/08/31/does-the-internet-improve-social-relationships-and-psychological-well-being/

Yes, i do agree, there is always good and bad, and too much of something of course does become a poison, but i don't think that it is that necessary to lose yourself in a program or so using news as an excuse, because u start with news u end up watching a movie/series.

Well it did happen to me, if the TV is turned on and i just peek n see what was playin, and ahh~ if something interesting was playing i end up sitting on the table and watching in my mind i'm thinkin *i'll just sit for a very short moment* and the movie gets interesting, i move back to the couch and go ahead finishing what i started off, when it's done, another movie happens to sound interesting, and there it's like some sorta cycle, where you always end up sitting there for 2 hours or even 5!

and of course, you start with two or three, and of course as i mentioned above, hrrrmmm if i did not forget to mention this line from what i read, your lower brain happens to constantly start convincing you to go and watch TV, everyday the same thing happens, and of course the person does end up going and watching TV, because the person starts getting controlled by his mind/brain, so it does become helpless in the end.

For children especially since they are not as mature as grown-ups, they may be more fearful of the world around them and this is true, i knew a couple of children were afraid of going to school after watching the movie "Matilda" and some were afraid of sleeping after watching movies like "Chucky" n all those, other than that, they are more likely to behave in aggressive or harmful ways towards others, like excessive violence, yes one of my closest friend's lil sister told her she was gonna kill her at night XD my friend was afraid of sleeping that night XD coz her lil sis said she was gonna come and choke her, yeapz is scary, other than that, my baby bro years and years ago this old movie titled "Time Machine" after he watched it he started saying stuff like "I will rip your head off" and "I will bury you alive under the sand" >.< was really unpleasant to hear such violent "chants".

If parents think that TV actually is a source of education for kids it isn't true, if they think "Barney" is also useful for them, it isn't really true, because u might as well buy him/her a book and start teaching the kid.

How far has it gone for people who got addicted to watching television, here:-

[spoiler] Indeed, even casual television viewers experience such opiate-withdrawal symptoms if they stop watching TV for a prolonged period of time. An article from South Africa

  • Sep 27, 2007

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I must say I do agree with the family part...But to be honest thats normal anyways since we will be spending our time on the PC and we won't actually pay attention to them either way (not part of the topic just felt like commenting) and thanks for the reply very mind opening :D

  • Sep 27, 2007
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On a side note, isolation can and will only be seen when people choose to. Psychologically speaking, to escape from the daily stress of life, they choose to be alone, and television as a form of a relaxation gives them somewhat of comfort. The fantasy that children believe should always be upon the discretion of the parents. The rating PG-13 is there not just to be ignored.

I watch tv as a preference because I am extremely anti-social in person. Tv was not the cause of this and it is purely my choice. Also a person has the initiative to think of what their watching. Don't tell me that while watching and you hear a jowk, you'd just laugh. Of course the brain is stimulated by humor, fear, joy, sadness and shock which can all be experienced in a movie. Though subconsciously the brain is still hard at work. However in certain cases there are those who are slaves to television. Still justified by choice. I for one always critique a show or movie whether one thing is possible or not or whether this and that could happen next. Its all upon choice. They are addicted because they chose to but give them something more entertaining and they'll leave the tv.

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Its not the TV thats the problem its what the person watching chooses to watch or when that person forgoes interaction with others just to watch TV.

The TV is merely a "media delivery tool" and has zero power over our psyche. However what is shown on the device can have a huge effect on our psyche. Take news for example, most people would expect reporters and news services to have all the information and have it verified when the report the "news", or at least state that is is unverified in clear terms. Unfortunately this is not the case. Many reporters are biased (even when they are trying not to be which is becoming less prevalent) and they will spin a story to get the publics attention. This tendancy polarizes the public into diffferent and even opposing camps (isolation of groups as well as individuals) because by and large most people trust those same reporters to be unbiased.

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Quote by MnemethIts not the TV thats the problem its what the person watching chooses to watch or when that person forgoes interaction with others just to watch TV.

The TV is merely a "media delivery tool" and has zero power over our psyche. However what is shown on the device can have a huge effect on our psyche. Take news for example, most people would expect reporters and news services to have all the information and have it verified when the report the "news", or at least state that is is unverified in clear terms. Unfortunately this is not the case. Many reporters are biased (even when they are trying not to be which is becoming less prevalent) and they will spin a story to get the publics attention. This tendancy polarizes the public into diffferent and even opposing camps (isolation of groups as well as individuals) because by and large most people trust those same reporters to be unbiased.

hhrrrmmm...it's fairly odd how u'r sayin it has zero power over our psyche, anyways as to that i'll simply advice you to go do some research then come speak, because it's wrong to pass on wrong info.

  • Sep 27, 2007

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television will only isolate you if you watch it for hours and then start talking randomly about bloody events and political news *cough cough (bush is a fag)* in other words, only if you talk about it 24/7 and you start hallcinateing the worlds most deadliest scenarios then and only then is when you are a sad excuse for a human and isolated from society O_X

fading away isn't an option.

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Quote by Toya999hhrrrmmm...it's fairly odd how u'r sayin it has zero power over our psyche, anyways as to that i'll simply advice you to go do some research then come speak, because it's wrong to pass on wrong info.

I don't need to do any research to realize that the TV is a machine, an object with no will of its own. Therefore it cannot influence anyone or anything unless it is picked up and thrown at someone or something. The material shown on a TV (the programming) has the ability to influence and isolate people, but as I will state again in a different way, the TV itself is merely a tool

What you seem to be talking about is actually addiction to television programming (the material on the TV) causing isolation. This has and is happening because people are too lazy or scared to get a life. As far as the influence of the programming well it is greater than other material because it is easily and quickly delivered. Its convenience, easy access to information and entertainment, is the biggest problem yet is the biggest asset to the public. We have almost instant access to what we want to know or choose to watch. As for those individuals that choose to make this their entire world, I would suspect that many of them already suffered from other addictions as well.

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  • Sep 27, 2007

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in my opinion it helps but it's not the leading cause to people being isolated from other people. For the most part what happens is what some refer to as a disorder that people get rather sickly feeling/feeled if they even see another person, I have it but my mother has a worser cases than myself, I don't watch a lot of tv maybe two hours a day, the computer an hour and the rest is not near most people, I'm anti-social I don't like being around people...I get quite nervous around people...that's just the way I've always been but I an schio/effective so that might have something to do with it but not all...but believe what you wish this is, after all from personal knowledge and research :)

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Quote by Toya999

More like it's all your brain XD XD X-P

Well yes, you actually mentioned something so true, most people who watch TV think it's a relaxing pleasure to watch TV, but it's totally wrong because, it is not relaxing for your brain, your freakin brain is partially numbed and shut down so how relaxing does that sound when u know your brain is not functioning properly and releasing all these weird hormones at the wrong times, plus other than that your brain thinks what you're watching is actually happening in front of you literally, so how relaxing does that sound?

Yes, you are true, everything does have it's advantages and disadvantages, and of course we all know that too much of something becomes a poison to us, but come to think about it, in this case the bad happens to outweigh the goods.

Anyways, the point there was that, since you feel so good and "drifty" after consuming a drug, would a person really take it? yes, everything has it's good and bad, so as she said the good there was the feeling of drifting off, so how bout the bad...to me i think that everything about it was bad, so which means, the bad outweighed the good there.

Similarly, watching television, the good is luxury, and pleasure, the bad is, your brain isn't even functioning right, so again here the bad outweighs the good!


wow.....did I hear "freakin brain".......? o_0 X-P

Sleeping is also a relaxation form. Yet, when we sleep, all our senses are shut down. :)
Relaxation doesn't necessary have to be connected with our senses or pleasure consciously.

Well, obviously enough going excessively is totally bad. But does being relaxed have to be all that bad?

Quote by Toya999Different people said, oh yes, you do learn a lot from TV, language pronunciations and so on...
and i thought that's ridiculous, coz go read a book, u want pronunciations, go buy yourself some grammar tapes, that's even much more useful if that was the excuse ne?


Watching someone pronounces it in TV does make learning interesting. You do not only hear its pronunciation, but also the way it's used in daily lifestyle.
It takes discipline to read a all-words-no-pictures book. Yes, tapes might be the best way to learn pronunciations, but in reality, it is not that easy to get everyone to follow that way. Youngsters nowadays aren't going to be motivated to learn that way, not to mention the busy hectic lifestyle we have now. Perhaps the closest way is through music..........

........Unless, the idea of TV doesn't exist at all, then your suggestion suits best :)

Quote by Toya999For language and all, i don't think that's a sensible excuse, since actually, it only cause disappearance of moral and intellectual excellence from the society, i mean even in school, vulgar language is considered a sign of some mutual feelings between friends, so we're friends, ok "F*** You"...that's just what actually happened, loss of civilized speech.


I myself heard vulgar words so often in university that I learn almost all ways to curse; BUT I NEVER use them at all. XD

If we ever want to uphold courtesy, the possible solution is not telling that bad mouth person that vulgarity is bad. Rather, we instill our next generation with this courtesy advise. It's simple actually, you can just ignore vulgar people. Don't react to their bad mouth because that will only encourage them to use more often.

Yes, I admit this problem is prevalent in today's social ills, but at the same time there's no use yearning at the past's civilization. If compared, we have already lost many more things in the past, not just language case. We need to look into this matter from a different angle that doesn't hurt the future, present, nor reverting back to ancient times. :)

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AshuraYamato

AshuraYamato

Roger Rox!

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Yeah I would have to say that it does make you more of an intravert spefically from your family but I have no room to talk because I watch a lot of TV too.


-"Some say that the world will end in fire, some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate to say that for destruction ice is also great and would suffice."
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  • Sep 28, 2007
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it depend on u.Just watch a TV series or movie that u really loved.But if there's a question, TV isolate people, i'll answer, yes! Just watch NHK ni Youkoso, if u don't believe, hehehe

  • Sep 29, 2007

ShindouShuichi

ShindouShuichi

I don't CARE about destiny.

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Hell Yes.

zezlemet

zezlemet

Lv.20 Protector

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Yes. SOme people use it as a form of escape.

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